National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of James Madison Gilbert Stuart (painter)
American, 1755 - 1828
James Madison, c. 1821
oil on wood
overall: 65.3 x 54.3 cm (25 11/16 x 21 3/8 in.) framed: 88.9 x 79.4 x 12.1 cm (35 x 31 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Ailsa Mellon Bruce Fund
1979.4.2
On View
From the Tour: Gilbert Stuart Paints the First Five Presidents
Object 4 of 5

Exhibition History

1832
American Academy of the Fine Arts, New York, 1832, no. 196.
1838
Exhibition of Select Paintings, by Modern Artists, principally American, and living, under the Direction of a Committee of Amateurs, Stuyvesant Institute, New York, 1838, no. 198.
1839
Banquet held at City Hall, New York, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Washington's inauguration, 1839.
1853
The Washington Exhibition in aid of the New-York Gallery of the Fine Arts, at the American Art-Union Gallery, New York, 1853, no. 136.
1857
First Annual Exhibition of the Washington Art Association, Washington, D.C., 1857, no. 101.
1862
Third Annual Exhibition at the Gallery of the Fine Art Institute, Artists' Fund Society, New York, 1862, no. 176.
1875
Revolutionary Relics Exhibited at No. 56, Beacon Street, Ladies' Centennial Commission, Boston, 1875, no. 111.
1880
Exhibition of Portraits Painted by Gilbert Stuart, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1880, no. 207.
1911
Loan Exhibition of Early American Portraits, The Boston Art Club, Massachusetts, 1911, no. 45.
1921
Loan to display with permanent collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1921, 1926-1931, 1936-1943, 1946-1959.
1925
Loan Exhibition of Early American Furniture and the Decorative Crafts for the Benefit of Free Hospital for Women, Brookline, Mass., Park Square Building, Boston, 1925, no. 344.
1928
Gilbert Stuart Memorial Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1928, no. 43.
1932
George Washington Bicentennial Historical Loan Exhibition of Portraits of George Washington and his Associates, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1932, no. 80.
1943
The Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Exhibition: 1743-1943, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1943, no. 27.
1968
Presidential Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1968, no. 10, repro.
1975
Gilbert Stuart: Painter of Presidents, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, 1975-1976, no catalogue.
1991
Zeichen der Freiheit: Das Bild der Republik in der Kunst des 16. bis 20. Jahrhunderts [Emblems of Liberty: The Image of the Republic in the Art of the 16th to the 20th Century], Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland, 1991, no. 324d, repro.

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